Fees OK’d for opting out of NV Energy smart meter program
27 November 2012
Hair loss, insomnia, birth defects, dead pets and terrorist attacks. These are some of many concerns Nevadans have had about NV Energy’s new electronic “smart meters,” which transmit power-usage data from a home or business directly to the utility. The fears are largely unproven, but there is at least one confirmed side effect of not having a smart meter: It will thin your wallet. The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada on Tuesday approved NV Energy's plans to charge Southern Nevada customers an estimated $98.75 as a one-time fee and, over a four-year trial period, $8.14 per month if they want ...
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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